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Professional Program 2021

Professional Program 2021

Sep 20, 2021 - Sep 23, 2021 Chicago, Illinois, USA

Due to pandemic-related issues, the American Welding Society (AWS) Professional Program will be held virtually this year September 20-23, 2021. AWS is now accepting abstract submissions to be considered for presentation during the Professional Program held the week after FABTECH.

The American Welding Society (AWS) will hold its 2021 Annual Conference, officially known as the 2021 AWS Professional Program, in Chicago, IL, during FABTECH, from Monday, September 20th through Thursday, September 23rd.

AWS welcomes abstract submissions on novel developments and research areas related to materials joining, including surfacing and additive manufacturing. Although full papers are not required for consideration, authors are encouraged to submit them to the Welding Journal at www.editorialmanager.com/wj/default.aspx for possible publication.

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Battery and Energy Systems Welding
  • Industrial Applications and Technologies
  • Modeling and Numerical Analysis
  • Sensors, Controls and Robotics
  • Surfacing and Overlay
  • Weldability and Properties of Welded Components
  • Weld Repair and Performance of Welded Joints including Corrosion, Creep and Fatigue
  • Welding Processes/Methods:
    • High Energy Density (Laser and Electron Beam) and Laser Hybrid Welding
    • Solid State Welding
    • Arc Welding Processes and Methods
  • IIW Session
  • DOE Sponsored Session on Stress-Relaxation Cracking

Special Events Include:
- The Comfort A. Adams Lecture
- Plenary Presentation: by Prof. Patricio Mendez, University of Alberta
- Plenary Presentation: by Prof. Sindo Kou, University of Wisconsin
- Session Sponsored by the American Council of the IIW
- DOE Sponsored Session on Stress-Relaxation Cracking
- Poster Competition

Submit your abstract for review today.  Abstract submission deadline is May 14, 2021.

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